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Money KFC introduces a bucket that can only be paid for in bitcoin

19:51  13 january  2018
19:51  13 january  2018 Source:   fortune.com

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KFC Canada has rolled out the Bitcoin Bucket , an offering that can only be paid for using Bitcoin . “Sure, we don’t know exactly what Bitcoins are , or While Bitcoin is the only cyrptocurrency KFC is accepting right now, the company did hint in a separate tweet that it’s considering expanding that for

KFC Canada has rolled out the Bitcoin Bucket , an offering that can only be paid for using Bitcoin . “Sure, we don’t know exactly what Bitcoins are , or how they work, but that shouldn’t come between you and some finger lickin’ good chicken ,” the company said in a tweet.

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KFC Canada has rolled out the Bitcoin Bucket , an offering that can only be paid for using Bitcoin . "Sure, we don't know exactly what Bitcoins are , or how they work, but that shouldn't come between you and some finger lickin' good chicken ," the company said in a tweet.

Who wants to pay -40k for a lousy bucket of chicken ? @ kfc _canada is killin' it right now with their Bitcoin social media presence. One can only imagine what would happen if they implemented Lightning Network!

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KFC Canada has rolled out the Bitcoin Bucket, an offering that can only be paid for using Bitcoin.

“Sure, we don’t know exactly what Bitcoins are, or how they work, but that shouldn’t come between you and some finger lickin’ good chicken,” the company said in a tweet.

The offer, only available in Canada (“apologies, rest of the world,” the company says on its website), is a limited time offer—and the first wave has already sold out. For $20 worth of your digital currency, you’ll get 10 original recipe tenders, waffle fries, a medium side, gravy, and 2 dipping sauces. The company will even deliver it to buyers.

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KFC Canada has rolled out the Bitcoin Bucket , an offering that can only be paid for using Bitcoin . “Sure, we don’t know exactly what Bitcoins are , or how they work, but that shouldn’t come between you and some finger lickin’ good chicken ,” the company said in a tweet.

KFC Canada has rolled out the Bitcoin Bucket , an offering that can only be paid for using Bitcoin . “Sure, we don’t know exactly what Bitcoins are , or While Bitcoin is the only cyrptocurrency KFC is accepting right now, the company did hint in a separate tweet that it’s considering expanding that for

KFC Canada is having a good time with the promotion, even promising a free bucket to Bitcoin founder Satoshi—on one condition:

The move is a first in the restaurant world. While select franchise locations of other restaurant chains accept Bitcoin as payment, this appears to be the first time a parent company has embraced the digital currency.

While Bitcoin is the only cyrptocurrency KFC is accepting right now, the company did hint in a separate tweet that it’s considering expanding that for future promotions.

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